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  • BRUSSELS— The head of the European Union's executive commission says he does not want a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and member state Ireland once Britain has broken away from the bloc. Once the divorce proceedings are complete, possibly sometimes in 2019, the EU could in theory have a hard border with the U.K. through Ireland. Northern Ireland is part of...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- The tone of Britain's divorce negotiations with the European Union will be the main factor influencing the economy this year, according to economists polled by Reuters who also say the Bank of England will leave policy steady at least until 2019.. "Brexit will dominate the UK's markets, economy and politics," Jacob Nell at Morgan Stanley said.

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union expects Britain's economy to slow down as the country negotiates its exit over the next couple of years, but forecasts an improvement for the bloc as a whole despite a range of uncertainties. Based on better-than-expected figures for Greece, Moscovici said he had good hopes that the debt-ridden country and its creditors would find...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 12- Michel Barnier, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, currently has a 29- strong team to coordinate Brussels' efforts to reach a divorce deal with Britain by 2019:. Deputy chief negotiator Sabine Weyand, is a German veteran of the Commission, who studied at Cambridge in the 1980 s. Her seven-strong unit includes legal and diplomatic...

  • LONDON, Feb 7- The British pound's relative upswing over the past few weeks will come to an end when Britain formally begins divorce negotiations with the European Union, and if the talks turn fractious its fall could be steep, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. In one month's time a pound will be worth $1.23, in three months $1.21 and in a year $1.21, according to the...

  • Fears of a growing protectionist agenda in the United States, whether national elections across Europe upset the status quo and just how fractious Britain's divorce proceedings from the European Union become, are all expected to weigh in the months ahead. Yet so far those risks seem to have been mostly ignored with firms from Asia to Europe to the United States...

  • *PM May says Britain aims to end EU court control. LUXEMBOURG, Feb 1- Britain's withdrawal from the European Union seems likely to end up under review by the EU's top court, which might insist on changes to any Brexit treaty, its chief justice told Reuters in an interview. Koen Lenaerts, president of the Court of Justice of the European Union, stressed that the...

  • *As London eyes global trade, Brussels wants bill settled first. *Britain could try to play rich and poor off against each other. BRUSSELS, Jan 26- Since Prime Minister Theresa May set out her Brexit goals last week, interest in Britain has focused on the future trade deals she may one day strike with the United States and other powers, as well as with the European Union.

  • SOROS SAYS BREXIT IS GOING TO BE' A LONG PROCESS,'' A BITTER DIVORCE WOULD HURT BOTH SIDES'.

  • *Sterling falls sharply day before speech from UK PM May. *European shares fall, FTSE's record rally under threat. LONDON, Jan 16- Investors bailed out of sterling and stock markets in Europe and Asia on Monday, seeking shelter in gold and the Japanese yen as uncertainty over the terms of Britain's divorce from the European Union undermined appetite for risky...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Britain's finance industry has reluctantly given up on efforts to keep full access to the European Union after Brexit and is pushing instead for a more limited trade deal that would potentially exclude some financial products. Banks, insurers and asset managers have concluded there is no realistic chance of maintaining full passporting...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Britain's finance industry has given up on efforts to keep full access to the European Union after Brexit and is pushing instead for a more limited trade deal that would potentially exclude some financial products. Banks, insurers and asset managers have come to the conclusion there is no realistic chance of maintaining full passporting rights...

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt opted to seal their court documents and use a private judge for the dissolution of their marriage. So can you.

  • Yet for all that, investor pessimism about UK markets runs deep. Although the rise in the benchmark FTSE 100 index and smaller mid-cap FTSE 250 to all-time highs suggests investors are showing some love to UK stocks, that's largely just the flip side of the extremely gloomy view on the sterling exchange rate because around 70 percent of FTSE 100 company earnings...

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Tens of thousands of jobs in Britain's financial services sector could be lost if euro clearing shifts to continental Europe and full access to the bloc's single market is lost, top industry officials said on Tuesday. Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange Group, owner of the world's biggest clearing house for...

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach divorce pact

    Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt agree to handle their divorce in a private forum.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Britain's financial services sector must keep its unfettered access to the European Union's single market after Brexit given that available alternatives don't provide a sustainable long-term solution, an industry report said on Tuesday. Currently, they use an "EU passport" allowing them to operate across the 28- nation bloc from a base in...

  • LONDON, Jan 9- Sterling will slip a touch more against the euro and dollar after Britain begins its official divorce process from the European Union, a Reuters poll found, while identifying risks that the falls could be steeper. In a month's time it will be worth $1.22 but at the end of March, by when Prime Minister Theresa May aims to trigger Article 50 which starts...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Sterling will slip a touch more against the euro and dollar after Britain begins its official divorce process from the European Union, a Reuters poll found, while identifying risks that the falls could be steeper. In a month's time it will be worth $1.22 but at the end of March, by when Prime Minister Theresa May aims to trigger Article 50 which starts...

  • LONDON, Jan 5- Moody's is likely to make key rating calls on Britain, China and South Africa among others this year as rising political risk and debt levels push the number of countries on a downgrade warning back to a record high. From Europe's Brexit strains and looming elections to the battles of China, South Africa and Brazil to re-orientate their economies, not...